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You Are Here

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The Design Studio I assignment asked first-year students to explore place, space, and time through the language of mapping and information architecture. My final work for “You Are Here” is a playful interface for users that combines the visual language and rules of play of Tetris with a collage of sounds gathered from my daily commute.  read more »

Auto-Tune: Altering The Musical Landscape

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Jeff Bartell and Zach Kaiser collaborated on this project.

The goal of our project was to research the musical and cultural implications of the recording software plug-in, Auto-Tune; a relatively new tool has taken the musical world by storm over the past 12 years. Our research highlights, and seeks to present the qualitatively new phenomena that have been created by its ubiquitous use in music and Internet culture.  read more »

Dynamic Range Insanity: The Effect of Digitalization on The Art of (Popular) Music Recording (Briefly)

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A presentation detailing how popular music recording has been uniquely effected by the use of digital recording devices and practices, and the digital phenomena that is a direct result of these devices and practices.

Analog Vs. Digital:  read more »

Making Meaning: 100 Clips & Stills from TV and Film

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Making Meaning: 100 Clips & Stills from TV and Film is a collection of time-based media examples that illustrate cinematic techniques that help convey meaning. Created as a teaching tool for time-based design courses, Making Meaning permits students to select clips based on visual interest, search for specific terms, watch an annotated timeline of the clip, and find cross-references to similar clips.  read more »

Synaesthesia as a Model for Dynamic Media

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Thesis Abstract
Throughout human evolution our senses have evolved, and the tools we have invented have augmented our sensory exchanges with our surroundings. The extent to which we engage with the tools we invent, and how we use our senses to engage with them, has had a tremendous impact on our understanding of how these tools function.  read more »

A Sense of Place

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As time has gone by and people have asked me what it’s about — I’ve been able to boil it down to one sentence: My thesis is about creating a sense of place through photography and sound.  read more »

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